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A dozer benches the hillside, while the BE drill rig  drills blast holes

. Photo: David hopper

Though the spade wasn't doing much that morning, there was plenty of activity in the pit. A D10 dozer was benching the hillside  and the BE drill was drilling blast holes ahead of the spade. Watching these machines, gave a good indication of the direction that the spade would be heading..


A better view of the activity ahead of the spade.

Photo: David Hopper